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Oxford University Gazette, 14 June 2007: Diary

Friday 15 June

Note: the seminar entitled 'How can Oxford Research Archive (ORA) meet your needs?', announced to be held today, has been cancelled.

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Working with systems thinking and the unconscious in the organisation: an introduction for managers' (Action learning set 2), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

CONFERENCE: 'Taiwan's search for democratic partners', Dahrendorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's, 10 a.m.–18.35 p.m. (Continues tomorrow, from 9.45 a.m. Enquiries: asian@sant.ox.ac.uk.)

CONFERENCE: 'Between myth and heritage: the reception of John Locke's theory of political liberty', Maison Française, 2–6 p.m. (Continues tomorrow, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Enquiries: maison@herald.ox.ac.uk.)

LORD SKIDELSKY: 'Russia's role in the future government of the world' (Elliott Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 16 June

STUDY-DAY: 'American and European approaches to the study of Emile Durkheim', Maison Française, 10.45 a.m.–4 p.m. (enquiries: maison@herald.ox.ac.uk).

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Sunday 17 June

THE REVD FATHER TIMOTHY RADCLIFFE, OP, preaches the Commemoration Day Sermon, St Mary's, 10.30 a.m.

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Tuesday 19 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Introductory certificate in management' (Day 5), 9.30 a.m.; 'Introduction to the University Library Services', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR GERHARD WOLF: 'The pineapple, the peacock, and the Pope: a gift from Mexico for Paul III' (Robert Penson Lecture), Auditorium, St John's, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 20 June

ENCAENIA, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. (doors open 10.45 a.m.; audience to be seated by 11.15 a.m.).

BODLEIAN LIBRARY open today: New Bodleian open 9 a.m.–7 p.m.; Old Bodleian and Radcliffe Camera open 2–7 p.m.

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Assertiveness' (Day 2), 2 p.m. (see information above).

DR LAURA PEERS: 'Seeking knowledge, seeking life: PRM collections and First Nations communities in Canada' (Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum lectures), New Extension, Pitt Rivers (15 Robinson Close), 6.15 p.m.

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Thursday 21 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Selection interviewing: practice sessions', 9.30 a.m., 'Listening skills' (Day 2), 9.30 a.m.; 'Online recruitment and selection: Interviewing skills', 1.30 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS (Professor of Poetry): 'Of marring many books there is no end' (address to the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Bodleian), Sheldonian Theatre (the Annual General Meeting, chaired by Professor Ewan McKendrick, begins at 3 p.m.).

PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS: talk on Samuel Beckett, Taylor Institution Library, 5.30 p.m. (non-University members wishing to attend must confirm to: liz.baird@taylib.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 22 June

CONFERENCE: 'The French general election and the French party system', Maison Française, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. (enquiries: maison@herald.ox.ac.uk).

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Managing employee conduct and performance', 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Saturday 23 June

CONFERENCE: 'Private lives of the Enlightenment', Maison Française, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. (Continues tomorrow in St Edmund Hall. Enquiries: maison@herald.ox.ac.uk.)

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Sunday 24 June

DR ROBERT GILBERT preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Monday 25 June

PROFESSOR ERIN B. MEE: 'Political translations of Antigone in Manipur, north-east India: the fight for regional autonomy through regional culture' (Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama lecture), Lecture Theatre, Classics Centre, 5.15 p.m. (enquiries: tel. (2)88210 or e-mail: apgrd@classics.ox.ac.uk).

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Tuesday 26 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Introductory certificate in management' (Day 6), 9.30 a.m.

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Thursday 28 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Discretionary pay', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Friday 29 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Friday 6 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m.; 'Springboard' (Workshop 4, Programme 4), 9.30 a.m. (see information above). (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Wednesday 11 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (Workshop 4, Programme 5), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Friday 13 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (Follow-up day to programme 1) (see information above).

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Wednesday 18 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Discretionary pay', 10 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Thursday 26 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Communicating your future: communication skills for researchers', 10.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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